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USS Theodore Roosevelt #294059

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Oct 27, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(DC) Launching of newest nuclear aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt featured; films shown. [Defense Secretary Caspar WEINBERGER - accuses USSR navy of being designed for offensive action.] Criticism of carriers such as USS Roosevelt outlined, discussed; Falkland Island war cited as example No. carriers currently under construction mentioned. [Navy Secretary John LEHMAN - sees carrier as symbolizing break with decade of deceptive dreaming on defense issues.] [Analyst Norman POLMAR - notes significance of Lehman's ability to get new carriers authorized.]
REPORTER: David Martin

Reporter(s):
Martin, David;
Schieffer, Bob
Duration:
00:02:10

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